OWWA9 opens 101 slots for CMWSP scholarship PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 06 September 2013 13:19

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), Regional Welfare Office No. 9 has officially opened its application for the Congressional Migrant Workers Scholarship Program (CMWSP) for children of OFWs who wanted to pursue courses in the field of science and technology.

OWWA-9 Regional Director Hassan Gabra Jumdain said that the CMWSP is another baccalaureate scholarship program of OWWA wherein a scholar is entitled to P60,000 worth of scholarship per school year.

For SY 2014-2015, a total of 101 scholarship slots will be awarded to applicants who will pass the qualifying examination to be conducted by the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) on Sept. 22, 2013.

To qualify, an applicant should be a child of an OFW below 21 years of age, a Filipino Citizen, in good health and of good moral character; should not have earned units in any post-secondary/undergraduate course and should not be a recipient of any scholarship award.

The filing and submission of application is from August 15 to 30, 2013. Complete list of courses applicable for the said scholarship are available at the OWWA website, just log on to www.owwa.gov.ph.

Interested applicants may inquire at the OWWA RWO-9 located at the 3rd floor, Goodwill Center, Mayor Jaldon St., Zamboanga City with telephone number (062) 991-2785. — Mary Jane R. Amarado